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Windsurfing : an extreme form of material and embodied interaction?

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Windsurfing : an extreme form of material and embodied interaction? / Dant, Tim; Wheaton, Belinda.

In: Anthropology Today, Vol. 23, No. 6, 12.2007, p. 8-12.

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Dant, Tim ; Wheaton, Belinda. / Windsurfing : an extreme form of material and embodied interaction?. In: Anthropology Today. 2007 ; Vol. 23, No. 6. pp. 8-12.

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title = "Windsurfing : an extreme form of material and embodied interaction?",
abstract = "This paper makes reference to the development of water based board sports in the world of adventure or action games. With a specific focus on windsurfing, we use Parlebas (1999) and Warnier's (2001) theoretical interests in the praxaeology of physical learning as well as Mauss' (1935) work on techniques of the body. We also consider the implications of Csikzentimihalyi's notion of flow (1975). We argue that windsurfing equipment should not merely be seen as protection but rather as status objects through which extreme lifestyles are embodied and embodying.",
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